August 1, 2017
The changes will permit students who are not pursuing math or science majors to take non-algebra based math courses for general education, such as statistics, personal finance or even game theory and computer science.
July 23, 2017
A new AP Computer Science Principles class focuses on the “big ideas” behind computer science.
July 18, 2017
The Vision for Success plan adopted by the college system's board of governors lays out a pathway to support students.
July 12, 2017
More students applied to CSU and UC colleges once they got timely information from counselors and others.
June 27, 2017
Though often outshone by their coastal neighbors, California’s central and eastern regions are home to millions of potential college students who could make the difference between the state boasting a thriving economy – or not.
June 27, 2017
High quality teaching is key to student success in high-performing countries and school systems, study finds.
June 20, 2017
Co-requisite courses combine college and remedial level material, give more class time and offer more tutoring. More colleges in California and other states are expected to introduce them.
June 14, 2017
The high school graduation and college attendance rates for black, Latino, Native American and Pacific Islander young men is well below that of whites and Asians. A new study by the Education Trust-West urges barriers be lifted and more support offered for those minority male students.
June 11, 2017
Free summer programs help kids struggling in math get a head start on algebra and geometry.
June 7, 2017
Standardized test results from 2015 and 2016 show disadvantaged students aren't progressing as quickly as wealthier, English-fluent peers.
May 9, 2017
With nearly 40 percent of incoming freshmen needing remediation in English or math, CSU is planning ways to make sure those students earn college credit from the start. Many details remain to be figured out, officials said.
May 8, 2017
The free courses increased scores an average of 115 points from earlier and preliminary scores.
April 19, 2017
Assembly Higher Education committee unanimously passes the bill, which advocates say will improve graduation rates. If approved by the full Legislature and governor, the measure would require community colleges to place students in credit classes unless there is a high probability of failure.
March 22, 2017
Dr. Corinne Hyde talks about Common Core controversy, standards implementation, tests, curriculum materials and USC's online guide to the Common Core.